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Gilvesy “Bohem” Riesling Cuvee
2016 Badascony, Hungary

The 2016 Bohém Cuvée is a great introduction to a reductively made wine from Szent György-hegy. Pulling from all three vineyards (Váradi, Tarányi, Mogyorós) and a blend of all Olaszrizling, Pinot Gris, Rhine Riesling and Sauvignon Blanc, it allows the salt, smoke and energy of the basalt soils to permeate gapes we might know well from other appellations around the world. It’s a strong argument for the character of the region and is exactly what should be in your glass as you look out over the Hungarian Sea. Serve it chilled with charcuterie or spiced pork roast. $21.99/btl

 

Famiglia Olivini Chiaretto Rose
2017 Lake Garda, Lombardy, Italy

A wine that, due to the vinification technique, can be considered unique; produced from Groppello, Marzemino, Sangiovese and Barbera grapes. The colour is shiny pink, the taste is fresh and remarkably savoury with an aftertaste of almond sometimes, with particularly subtle fragrance of flowers. $19.99/btl

Ink Works Wine Co. Pinot Noir
2013 Central Coast, California

Bing cherry, raspberry cobbler and juicy pomegranate nestled neatly under layers of toasty oak, cola, and notes of strawberry preserves. This medium bodied pinot noir is silky and plush in the mouth, giving way to fine tannins that beg you to take another sip. Fine acidity and bold fruit character exemplify classic central coast pinot noir and make this wine approachable enough to enjoy solo, but flexible enough to accompany a wide variety of meals. $15.99/btl

 

Gibbs Merlot New Arrival!
2015 Napa Valley, California

Staying true to it’s warm-climate roots, Gibbs 2015 Napa Valley Merlot offers heaps of ripe red fruits and warm spice on the nose. Fresh plucked raspberry, juicy red plum, and fresh cranberry are layered over French oak, subtle cedar tones, and a hint of white pepper. Fresh acidity brings balance to the fruit filled body, while fine tannins make for a silky-smooth medium length finish. We crafted this Merlot to put any doubt about varietal integrity to rest and show that Merlot can be just as complex and rewarding a wine as any. 90 points Wine Enthusiast! $24.99/btl

 

 

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Furthermore “Gloria Vineyard” Pinot Noir
2014 Russian River Valley, California

This Sebastopol based vineyard is the estate vineyard for Freeman Vineyard & Winery. This popular wine leads with enticing aromas of red cherry pie glaze, cranberry and rose petals that lead into cherry and raspberry fruit flavors with sandalwood and baking spice notes. These harmonizing flavors hang on through a lengthy and silky finish. Smooth on entry, with a gravelly texture that develops in the glass, this wine welcomes with a strong perfume of rose petal and strawberry. High-toned, it integrates healthy portions of oak into the savory fruit, with a persistence of acidity on the finish. 91 Points Wine Enthusiast. $49.99/btl

Byron Blatty “Tremor” Red Wine
2016 Los Angeles County, California (65% Grenache, 30% Merlot, 5% Syrah)

Fresh red plums, strawberries and quince burst out of the glass and envelop the nose as touches of violets, rose petals and honeysuckle weave themselves throughout. Sweet strawberry reduction and bing cherries greet the palate, with fresh figs and delicate acidity, rounded out with luxurious French oak delivering accents of baking spice and leather. Silky, ripe tannins and amber persist on the lingering finish. Byron Blatty’s focus is limited-edition, handcrafted red wines that feature small family-owned vineyards in Los Angeles County. All of the fruit is handpicked, fermented in small open-top bins, and aged in a mixture of new and neutral French oak barrels for 18 - 30 months. The result is a selection of powerful wines with bold flavors that showcase the best of what LA has to offer. If terroir is a sense of place and the expression of its character, Los Angeles has never been expressed this way before. Only 98 cases produced! $54.99/btl

Frank Family Cabernet Sauvignon
2015 Napa Valley, California (86% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 4% Petite Verdot, 1% Cabernet Franc)

This wine appears rich, opaque ruby in the glass, with matching rich aromas of crème de cassis, fresh espresso, vanilla bean, and ripe blackberry. Toasty, spicy notes of cedar come through as well. On the palate, the wine offers flavors of blackberry, raspberry, black cherry, and cocoa powder, and has a soft yet firm tannic structure, with subtly gripping tannins that beg for grilled meats. The finish is long and expressive, with spiced fruit flavors lingering endlessly. 20 months in 33% new and 67% once and twice-filled French oak barrels. $54.99/btl